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Felting Wools, Processes & Terminology

Hi everyone.  I was remembering how confusing it was for me when I first started needle felting six years ago.  Roving, Tops, Carded, Locks, Merino, etc and I had no real idea of what any of them were!  This meant I ended up learning by my (expensive) mistakes.  Sooo I have put together a guide for you lovely lot in the hope that it will help.  It is by no means a definitive list, it just deals with the wools I now use and how I use them. -BREEDS OF SHEEP- Different breeds of sheep produce different thickness (micron) of wool. As a general rule:- MERINO sheep give fine wool - good for adding fine detail but for needle felting...

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